Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs GIGABYTE GA-Z97N-Gaming 5

ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING

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GIGABYTE GA-Z97N-Gaming 5

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Availability - -
Pangoly Score - 87
Brand Asus GIGABYTE
Model
  • ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING
  • STRIX X370-I GAMING
GA-Z97N-Gaming 5
Release Date - July 2014
TDP 30 Watts 30 Watts
Price history - -
Suggested PC builds
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Pros -
  • Full ATX-level performance
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Very good onboard audio
  • Killer NIC
Cons -
  • No M.2 support
Series - -
Socket AM4 LGA1150
Form factor Mini ITX Mini ITX
Chipset AMD X370 Intel Z97
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3600Mhz
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz 2133Mhz 2200Mhz 2400Mhz 2500Mhz 2600Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz
Audio Chipset - -
Audio Channels - -
LAN Chipset - -
Max LAN Speed - -
SLI Support No No
CrossFire Support No No
RAID Support Yes Yes
Onboard USB 3.0 Yes Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4 5
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 2 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 2 2
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB 16GB
Critic Reviews

"The best mini-ITX board for Ryzen, offering striking looks and decent overclocking, but the X370 chipset needlessly inflates the..."

"Those with more modest needs can get by with Intel's tiny Next Unit of Computing (NUC). Those who need more expansion slots can default to micro-ATX. But if you're the kind of person whose only required add-in board is a beefy GPU, as many are, chances..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING vs GIGABYTE GA-Z97N-Gaming 5. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING:

  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +16GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the GIGABYTE GA-Z97N-Gaming 5:

  • +1 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
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